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2019 New Year’s Video Message – UN Secretary-General António Guterres

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United Nations - Video message by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on the occasion of the 2019 New Year. Dear fellow citizens of the world, I wish you a happy, peaceful and prosperous new year. Las...

Real-Life Mermaids: Women Guardians of the Sea

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They are called mermaids: the Haenyeo women divers of Jeju Island in the Republic of Korea. Carrying on a centuries-old tradition, these remarkable women use no modern equipment while serving as guardians of the sea. ...

YouTubers stand up for Human Rights | #CreatorsforChange 2018

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YouTube Creators for Change promote harmony and inspire togetherness with this celebration of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Declaration consists of 30 articles affirming the rights of all individuals,...

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights – Add Your Voice

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As the Universal Declaration of Human Rights marks its 70th anniversary, hear the voices of United Nations personnel as they recite some of its articles.

The Women Who Shaped the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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70 years ago, Eleanor Roosevelt was instrumental in drafting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. But she was not alone. Discover who are the women who shaped the major instrument for the defense of Human Rights.

South Sudan: Training for the Future

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ince 2015, the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has been implementing training programmes for the country’s youth and bringing people from diverse groups to study and work together with the aim to suppor...

ISIL’s ‘legacy of terror’ in Iraq: UN verifies over 200 mass graves

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A new United Nations report documents more than 200 mass grave sites where thousands of bodies lay. Victims describe the horror they endured during the 2014 ISIL attack in the region. ------------------------- T...

Music Connects the World – Highlights from UN Day Concert

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Marking UN Day, the Refugee Orchestra Project performed at United Nations headquarters in New York together with Indian renown Indian sarud player, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan. The Refugee Orchestra Project is composed of...

The Race To Preserve History

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The United Nations observes World Day of Audiovisual Heritage on October 27th. During the hot 2018 summer in New York Headquarters, a team of archivists worked around the clock to protect almost 40,000 records. Mor...

Priorities of the Human Rights Chief – Michelle Bachelet on her new role

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Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, brings to the job personal experience of overcoming injustice and powerful conviction in the value of being a voice for the voiceless. As th...

Tribute to Kofi Annan (1938-2018)

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The United Nations mourns former Secretary-General

Nourishing the communities: Korean Peacekeepers in South Sudan

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Korean Peacekeepers in South Sudan provide vocational training to farmers in South Sudan. One way to help them become self-sufficient, gain self-employment and life-skills.